When an aide to Mitt Romney said something favorable the other day about health-care reform in Massachusetts, the Mittster’s principal achievement as governor of that state, right-wing pundits went ballistic.
The message was clear: Let’s have no more talk about RomneyCare.
Brian Beutler puts it THIS WAY:
Those are the marching orders, and thus far they’ve controlled Romney’s campaign. Romney’s health care heresy was the biggest breach, and the right’s reaction was swift and demeaning — one compared it, in a widely approved tweet, to housebreaking a dog.
The most recent manifestation is an all-hands-on-deck effort to make Romney ...